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Afghan Women Take Up Arms Against The Taliban

Afghan Women Take Up Arms Against The Taliban

By RFE/RL's Afghan Service The leader of a fledgling women's militia in northern Afghanistan says dozens of volunteers have joined the fight since a handful of women recently took up arms to…
Girl Soldiers: Forgotten Casualties of War

Girl Soldiers: Forgotten Casualties of War

By Pat Hynes | ( Truthdig ) | - - As secretary of State, Hillary Clinton was visibly shaken by sexual crimes against women and girls when she visited the Democratic Republic…